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August 16, 1912 1348 

GUATEMALA. 

Quarantine Restrictions Against Cuba and Porto Rico on Account of 

Plague. 

Palace of the Executive Power, 

Guatemala, July 22, 1912. 
As the reports received by the Government have been confirmed 
that bubonic plague has appeared in Habana and Porto Rico, therefore 
the constitutional president of the Republic decrees: 

That the most rigorous quarantine be established for ships arriving 
from the islands of Cuba and Porto Rico. 

The authorities of the Atlantic ports of Guatemala shall put into 
operation to this end all the regulations prescribed by the C6digo 
Organico del Servicio de Salubridad Publica (Organic Statutes re. 
Public Health). 

Let this be communicated. 

Estrada C. 
J. Ed. Giron, 

The Secretary of State in the Office of Public Instruction, 

in charge of the office of Government and Justice. 

Quarantine Restrictions Against Panama and Ecuador on Account of 

Yellow Fever. 

Palace of the Executive Power, 

Guatemala, July 22, 1912. 
In view of the official reports received from Panama and Guaya- 
quil, the constitutional president of the Republic decrees: 

To consider arrivals from the Republics of Panama and Ecuador 
under suspicion of yellow fever. In view of this the authorities in 
the ports of Guatemala will establish the appropriate quarantine of 
the ships arriving from the said countries, to this effect observing the 
regulations prescribed by the C6digo Organico de Salubridad Publica 
(Organic Statutes re. Public Health). 
Let this be communicated. 

Estrada C. 
J. Ed. Giron, 

The Secretary of State in the Office of Public Instruction, 

in charge of the Office of Government and Justice. 

HAWAII. 
Examination of Rodents for Plague Infection. 

During the week ended July 13, 1912, 627 rats and mongoose 
Were examined at Hilo and 1,649 at Honokaa. No plague infection 
was found. 

The last case of human plague occurred at Honokaa March 15, 
1912. The last plague-infected rat was found between Honokaa 
and Kapulena April 24, 1912. 

INDIA. 

Calcutta— Cnolera— Plague— Smallpox. 

Acting Asst. Surg. Allan reports cholera, plague, and smallpox as 
follows : 

During the week ended June 15, 1912, 26 deaths from cholera, 
27 from plague, and 4 from smallpox were reported at Calcutta; in 



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August 16, 1912 



all Bengal there were reported 18 cases of plague and 27 deaths 
from plague; in all India 814 cases of plague, with 679 deaths. 

During the week ended June 22, 1912, 33 deaths from cholera, 36 
from plague, and 2 from smallpox were reported at Calcutta; in all 
Bengal 20 cases of plague and 38 deaths from the same disease; in all 
India 496 cases of plague, with 480 deaths. 

ITALY. 

Examination of Emigrants. 

Surg. Geddings, at Naples, reports: 

Vessels inspected at Naples, Messina, and Palermo, week ended July W, 191t. 

NAPLES. 



Date. 



Name of ship. 






July 17 
17 
18 
20 



San Guglielmo. 

America 

Pannonia 

San Guglielmo. 

Total 



Destination. 



New York. . . 
Philadelphia. 
New York. . . 
do 



Steerage 
passengers 
inspected 
and passed. 



2,255 



Pieces of 



inspected 
and passed. 



235 



120 



355 



Pieces of 

baggage 

disinfected. 



2,450 



890 
3,340 



MESSINA. 


July 17 


Pannmiia 










18 




do 


386 


87 






Total 








386 


87 












PALERMO. 


July 14 


Athinai 










19 


San Guglielmo 


do 


444 


600 






Total 








444 


600 


400 









JAMAICA. 
Quarantine Against Arrivals from Cuba. 

Consul Dreher at Port Antonio reports, July 22, that the quarantine 
regulations put in force against arrivals from Porto Rico nave been 
extended to apply to vessels coming from Cuba. 

JAPAN. 
Kelung— Epidemic Cholera. 

The American consul at Kelung, Formosa, reported June 27 the 
presence of an epidemic of cholera at that port. 

MEXICO. 

Tuxpam— Fumigation of Vessels. 

Acting Asst. Surg. J. L. Cell is now on duty in the office of the Ameri- 
can consul at Tuxpam, Mexico, for the purpose of fumigating vessels 
prior to departure from that place for United States ports. 

Yellow Fever at San Juan Bautlsta. 

The American consul at Frontera reports, August 9, the occurrence 
of 7 cases of yellow fever at San Juan Bautista, capital of the 'State 
of Tabasco, since July 27.